Paralegal Program Outcomes

Associates Degree (AAS)-Paralegal

  1. Apply analytic, critical thinking and research skills to fact situations within a legal context.
    • Outcomes: Professional Competence – Critical Thinking – Communication
  2. Demonstrate professional skills necessary to a paralegal career, including oral and written communication and technology skills.
    • Outcomes: Professional Competence – Critical Thinking – Communication
  3. Adhere to professional and ethical standards appropriate to the legal profession.
    • Outcomes: Professional Competence – Community Responsibility – Self Reflection – Cultural Awareness
  4. Use effective personal, interpersonal, time and project management skills required in the legal profession.
    • Outcomes: Professional competence – Self Reflection – Cultural Awareness – Communication
  5. Demonstrate breadth of knowledge across several disciplines in Humanities, Social Science and Mathematics and Science.

One Year Certificate-Paralegal

  1. Apply analytic, critical thinking and research skills to fact situations within a legal context.
    • Outcomes: Professional Competence – Critical Thinking – Communication
  2. Demonstrate professional skills necessary to a paralegal career, including oral and written communication and technology skills.
    • Outcomes: Professional Competence – Critical Thinking – Communication
  3. Adhere to professional and ethical standards appropriate to the legal profession.
    • Outcomes: Professional Competence – Community Responsibility – Self Reflection – Cultural Awareness
  4. Use effective personal, interpersonal, time and project management skills required in the legal profession.
    • Outcomes: Professional competence – Self Reflection – Cultural Awareness – Communication